Archive for August 24, 2023


By ACI Digital

Brazil’s Supreme Court rules anti-homosexual slurs are punishable by prison

With the decision, transphobia and homophobia will be punished with sentences of two to five years of imprisonment in addition... Read more


By Tyler Arnold

Judge pauses religious freedom training order for Southwest Airlines

Judge Brantley Starr delayed the enforcement of his order, which would have required Southwest lawyers to take an eight-hour religious... Read more

Seminarian David Igba during a pastoral visit at Scared Heart Udei of the Catholic Diocese of Makurdi, Nigeria.?w=200&h=150

By Agnes Aineah

Seminarian in Nigeria narrowly escapes shooting by Islamist Fulani attackers

David Igba was traveling with two others when their car was sprayed with bullets by a group of gun-wielding Fulani... Read more


By Joe Bukuras

Names of Baltimore clergy in sexual abuse report can be revealed, judge rules

Maryland Attorney General Anthony Brown will be releasing all but three of the redacted names following last week’s Circuit Court... Read more

Reconstruction of the church of Santa Anita in the Tarahumara mountain range in northern Mexico.?w=200&h=150

By Diego López Colín

Parishioners begin to repair church riddled with bullets in Mexico

Fighting between organized crime members in June caused serious damage to both outside and inside the village church in Santa... Read more

Students and teachers in Hyderabad, India, on Aug. 24, 2023, celebrate the successful landing of the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft on the south pole of the moon. India on the previous day became the first nation to land a craft near the moon’s south pole.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

India’s bishops elated after successful moon landing 

Catholic bishops in India lauded the touchdown of the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft, marking mankind’s first successful mission to the moon’s south... Read more

Daniel Ortega.?w=200&h=150

By Diego Lopez Marina

Nicaragua dictatorship revokes legal status of the Jesuits, confiscates all their assets

The move by the dictatorship takes place amid a growing wave of harassment against the religious order. Read more

Just four days after a mob of Islamist extremists burned down a Christian community in the Pakistani city of Jaranwala, more than 700 Catholics gathered to celebrate Mass outside the decimated St. Paul Catholic Church on Aug. 20, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Hundreds of Pakistan Catholics celebrate Mass outside burned church days after mob attacks

Despite the incredible devastation and widespread fears that another anti-Christian riot would break out, hundreds of Catholics turned to the... Read more

Dana Nessel, attorney general of Michigan.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Catholic parish challenges Michigan law that would control who it hires

The parish sued the state over fears that a state law was being reinterpreted to force them to hire employees... Read more